Resource Office of Coast Survey: Historical Map & Chart Collection

From
United States
Subjects
Cartography
Coastal mapping
Earth and atmospheric sciences
Nautical charts
U.S. Coast Survey
Alternative Names
  • 10222 (WHSO Record Number)
Website
http://www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/csdl/ctp/abstract.htm
Categories

Summary

"The Office of Coast Survey's Historical Map & Chart Collection is a rich archive of high-resolution images capturing a vast wealth of the U.S. government's historical surveying and mapping. The collection of over 35,000 scanned images - covering offshore and onshore sites - includes some of the Nation's earliest nautical charts, bathymetric maps, city plans, and Civil War battlefield maps.

Electronic copies are available, by free download, to the public."

(Description taken from site.)

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WHSO Record Created By: Amy Rodgers